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SCOTT SLANT: Go ahead, pick three receivers

SCOTT SLANT: Go ahead, pick three receivers

Presented by KILLGORE ADVENTURES. Wednesday, September 9, 2020. In conjunction with the “Decade of Dominance” series, Boise State is choosing the All-Decade team covering the 2010-19 seasons. I’m on the media panel, and you and I and all of us are tasked in Week 1 with choosing the wide receivers. Three of them. It’s easy…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Road Warriors, Part I

SCOTT SLANT: Road Warriors, Part I

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Friday, September 4, 2020. (TOM SCOTT’S COLUMN WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY.) From March through August, I ran a 20-part series celebrating Albertsons Stadium’s 50th anniversary. Since there’s no football this fall, it won’t be formally celebrated. Now, just because I can, I debut a Friday feature called Road Warriors, saluting the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: CT Thomas plays first fiddle

SCOTT SLANT: CT Thomas plays first fiddle

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Thursday, September 3, 2020. CT Thomas isn’t taking a back seat to anybody going into his final season (whenever that may be). Boise State’s senior sparkplug made his own watch list Wednesday—this one for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. That one goes to college football’s top performer from the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Cinderella of Cowboys camp

SCOTT SLANT: Cinderella of Cowboys camp

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Wednesday, September 2, 2020. This might not be the Cinderella you’re expecting out of Dallas. (With that said, more on Cedrick Wilson in a moment). Darian Thompson wasn’t a late-bloomer at Boise State. He started making an impact just over a month into his first season as a Bronco in…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: McNichols resurfaces in Nashville

SCOTT SLANT: McNichols resurfaces in Nashville

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Jeremy McNichols is trending upward in Tennessee Titans camp. Will the former Boise State star finally break through this season? McNichols has been all but forgotten since May 4, when he was cut by Jacksonville after spending time with the Jaguars during the offseasonBut then he…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Taking what we can get

SCOTT SLANT: Taking what we can get

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Monday, August 31, 2020. Did you watch the Central Arkansas-Austin Peay game Saturday night? I did, and it was tough. Meaning, it was football, and I liked it. And the predicament in which we find ourselves in Boise kind of hit full force. There’s a lot of talk now about…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XX

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part XX

Presented by BBSI. Friday, August 28, 2020. Friday’s feature: the 20th and final chapter in my 50th anniversary celebration of Albertsons Stadium. It was September of 2016, and Boise State finally nabbed its first win ever over Washington State, holding off the Cougars 31-28 in an ESPN2 game on the blue turf. The Broncos burst…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: “Stay in your lane?” I am…

SCOTT SLANT: “Stay in your lane?” I am…

Presented by BBSI. Thursday, August 27, 2020. I usually don’t drift from local sports here. But I just ask this. Listen. And think. Is what’s happening in Wisconsin okay? No. And now we have a wholesale NBA players boycott. This statement has stuck with me all summer. “Sports are like the reward of a functional…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Mood change for Curtis Weaver

SCOTT SLANT: Mood change for Curtis Weaver

Presented by KILLGORE ADVENTURES. Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Curtis Weaver found out Tuesday that it’s nice to be wanted, even if the Miami Dolphins seemed to lose interest. The Dolphins designated Weaver as “waived-injured” on Monday with designs of placing him on injured reserve. But just like that, there was buzz that Kansas City, Detroit,…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: AP still includes everybody

SCOTT SLANT: AP still includes everybody

Presented by BBSI. Tuesday, August 25, 2020. There was a preseason poll I talked about last week that ranked all 76 FBS teams still slated to play football this fall. On Monday, the Preseason AP Poll was released, and the AP is still counting everybody. Consequently, Boise State is third in line among those bubbling…MORE

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